A Michigan group is suing the U.S. State Department for allegedly holding up passports, visas, green cards and other paperwork filed by Yemeni-American Muslims.

The Council on American Islamic Relations Michigan filed suit against the federal government today on behalf of a Wayne County man.

Ahmed Nagi has been waiting 16 months for his passport application to be processed. He's been a U.S. citizen since 1994. His attorney says Nagi's name does not appear on any "no-fly" lists. No reason for the delay in processing his passport application has been given.

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